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2010 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBFAFL6A
Group this vehicle has a check engine light with no running issues. Customer states cam sensor was replaced several months back before they moved to our town. They had a receipt to show me which shows it was replaced. I have checked wiring and is good. I p... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam sensor)
2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Dimmer Switch Instrument Panel VIN: 4USCH3345Y
Hello BMW Experts!!! I have searched and seen a couple similar posts with different results that didn't apply to this vehicle. Interior illumination for the instrument panel, window buttons, etc stopped working and replaced headlight dimmer switch and...
2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Coolant Temp VIN: WBXPC934X7
We need some help with the cooling system and heater output on this X3. The customer came in with a complaint of engine temperature running a bit too cold and low heater duct temperature. The customer had already had the water pump, thermostat and heater c...
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 4.6L Fuel/ign
Thank you for looking in advance, i have a 1957 chevy belair, very nice hot rod, owner can drive around town we live near raleigh nc, elev 350, car runs great, no problems, we can drive to higher elev. 1200 and greater engine will start to back fire thru e...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Shift indicator/PRNDL VIN: 3GNFK16Z84
P, R, and D, do not illuminate on the cluster when gear is selected. I replaced the neutral safety switch and installed a used instrument cluster, but still have the same issue. Neutral/safety switch provides signal to the PCM for gear selection then PCM s...
2012 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L PP system VIN: 1GCSGAFXXC
Replaced passenger presence system assembly (lower seat). Went to do the preload set up and it says it fails due to code B0081 passenger presence system 1 calibration not learned (symptom 4B). Says the sensor is preloaded in these regions but when I look a...
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D3HB18T09
The truck misfires under load; the MIL flashes. I replaced all 16 spark plugs and coil number 8. No change. I replaced fuel injector #8. No significant improvement. The trims go up to 24 to 29% at 3500 rpm, but are less than 10% at idle and low RPM. If you... Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire on cyl 8), P1004 (Intake shortcut)
2009 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3LC46BX9
Customer reports veh previously started roughly w/etc light on dash (incidentally, no mil on dash with bulb check). Now dies at random, had veh towed. Runs very rough in shop. Cleaned contacts on G111 and retightened, alt charging at 14.7v, replaced CKP,... Trouble codes: P0315 (Ckp not learned), P0217 (int man runner switch / sensor), P0339 (ckp ckt intermittent), P0335, P0108, P0562
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L RH Ex. Manifold VIN: 1FMEU518X7
Customer brought in vehicle for passenger side exhaust manifold (making noise in a.m.) and leaking radiator. The manifold was difficult enough to remove with the frame rail and spring perch in the way. 3 of the bolts broke off, all about 1/8" to 3/16" be...
2009 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L No Start VIN: 1FDAF47R49
Good evening all. Looking for help. Unfortunately we are not well versed in diesel engines yet so I am reaching out to you all. Truck came to us with a no start complaint. When we tried to start it it sounds like the engine is seized. Starter just hits and...
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 3.5L timing VIN: 5XYZH4AG8B
vehicle runs rough code P0019 crankshaft position/camshaft position correlation bank 2 sensor B. also has code P2190 system too rich at idle bank 2. also P200A intake manifold runner performance bank 1 and P0302,303,304,306 misfire codes.so I suspect bank ...
2012 Hyundai Veloster 1.6L 4th gear VIN: KMHTC6AD5C
This car came to me from the auction. It's drives normally up to the 4th gear, then it skips to nutral.
1984 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L stuck in first gear VIN: WDBDA24A8E
Hello everyone. I am working on this 1984 Mercedes-Benz 190E with 722.4 transmission. It won't shift out of first gear. Engine will rev very high but no shift. I don't know how fast the vehicle is going because the speedometer does not function. I checked ...
2012 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WMWSV3C55C
changed the oil and filter and installed new front brake pads and rotors. Road test to set the brakes and did fine first 2 miles with a few stops and starts and 2 turns then the last turn to get back to the shop as he stopped it stalled. restart and SES li... Trouble codes: 2DA0, 2C58
2007 Saturn Vue 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63477
I need a little help on this one. I have a 2007 saturn vue with a 3.5l The customer complaint was a engine light with a code p0386 crank sensorB circuit. The customer replaced the cranksensor and timming belt himself. the car runs really good except for th...
2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 2.4L Draw VIN: JTMBD32V76
Ok I know we're not supposed to come here looking for the "silver bullet" but this car needs one and I'm hoping someone has seen this exact problem before. Key out of ignition the battery and check engine light still glow dimly and there is a faint hum f...
2008 Toyota Highlander 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEES41A68
This vehicle came in on a hook. It would not stay running. We Pulled code p0345 and found a tsb relating to the oil fill baffle being pushed down on the intake camshaft timing gear bank two. The baffle was bent a little bit but not bad. When cranking, and ... Trouble codes: P0345

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2010 BMW 750Li xDrive 4.4L power distribution box VIN: WBAKB8C51A
We received a number of replies including a link to BMW factory wiring diagrams so that would have helped except the customner picked up the car and promised to not turn on the rear defogger. We never got to the root of the problem but suspect that the deffog...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13S66
Thank you everyone that replied. Everyone who said to double check timing was correct. I scoped the cam and crank signals but did not have a known good to compare it to. Found one online and sure enough the timing is off. The vehicle is going back to the shop ... Trouble codes: P0017 (Camshaft Position Correlation), P0135 (O2 Heater Bank 1 Sensor 1), P0141 (O2 Heater Bank 1 Sensor 2), P0365 (Exhaust Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit).
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.6L ABS Erratic VIN: 1GCHK23D27
Thanks to all that replied. AS I stated in my original post, there were no drop outs or glitches on any of the speed sensors. Replaced the ABS Module and did automated bleed. Road tested and all worked fine.
2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L steering VIN: 1GNDT13SX8
2012 Ford F-150 STX 3.7L washer pump VIN: 1FTEX1EM6C
Thanks for all the replies. Many suggested that switches do fail, but we had already been there. One suggestion about using a longer mounting screw on the switch because the plastic breaks where the switch attaches to the column (I had already done that as wel...
2014 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF1CF1E
Sorry for the delay. I closed this request a couple of weeks ago but it apparently didn't register. Thank you Michael and Sean. All I needed to do was snap the throttle again and the counter went to zero. Wouldn't it be nice if the very expensive equipme... Trouble codes: P0315 (Neutral Misfire Profile Not Learned), P0301 (Misfire 1), P0306.
2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Dash lights VIN: 5NPEB4AC7C
Well...I had the tech who did the install disassemble the dash panel and radio this morning and I put my eyes on it. After realizing that I had restored communication with most modules when I plugged the radio connectors back in, I was only left with the HVAC ...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58S3R
Well folks- this ones in the books and quite embarrassing- we have mechanical issues. compression was perfect and it really seemed like scrambles ign but... A lesson learned the hard time- leak down on two cylinders exceeded 70%- no smoke, no oil consumption....
1986 Toyota Cressida Luxury 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT2MX73E5G
Well, this Toyota is fixed! As long as I have been working on imports and Toyotas, I still learned a few things... 1) I was reminded that I could check FT at the OBD I connector. 2) It has been a long time since I had to ask for help on this site and ...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L High idle VIN: 4T1BF32KX3
Hello to all, and thanks for the great info on diagnosing this system. it seems like we had two problems,first the throttle position sensor was out of range,after doing the relearn and readjusting the tps, idle was better but not where it should be, about 1100... Trouble codes: P0122 (Throttle pos sensor sensor a ckt. Low input).
2008 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L "Power" ON VIN: JTDKB20UX8
Hello, than you so very much for all the great replies. Paul [...] suggested a best solution... we reset Remote (doing Seed-code/ Pass-code routine), & have power ON. Further scan revealed HV Battery / modules will require charging as Prius has been inop 4+ ...
2008 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L abs module VIN: JTEBU14R08
Sorry I haven't closed this help request. Thanks to all who answered this post. Shortly after I made this request my customer decided to take his vehicle to the dealer. I haven't heard back from him about what they replaced. I have. To believe the problem was ...
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